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Tuesday August 30

Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music.
- Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Monday August 29

Anything can happen if you let it.
- Mary Poppins

Sunday August 28

Just trust yourself and you’ll learn the art of living.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Saturday August 27

I conceived of an instrument that would create sound without using any mechanical energy, like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements have an effect on the music artistry.
- Leon Theremin

Friday August 26

The biggest problem with American music right now, is that kids don't listen.
They come by it honestly, Americans don't listen anyway.
When people go to concerts, they say I'm going to see... not, I'm going to hear.
- Branford Marsalis

Thursday August 25

Music, of all the arts, stands in a special region, unlit by any star but its own, and utterly without meaning . . . except its own.
- Leonard Bernstein

Wednesday August 24

I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist . . . I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center, telling them how to play.
- Eugene Ormandy

Tuesday August 23

You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song-and-dance-man.
- Gene Kelly

Monday Aug 22

Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.

- Claude Debussy

Sunday Aug 21

Play like you play. Play like you think, and then you got it, if you’re going to get it. And whatever you get, that’s you, so that’s your story.
- Count Basie

Saturday August 20

. . .very loud and noisy and completely without artistic merit, obviously written without warmth or love.
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on his 1812 Overture which premiered in Moscow on this day in 1882

Friday August 19

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring ourselves.
                       - Federico Garcia Lorca